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The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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EVERY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five big news stories you need to know before you head out the door.

1. #ABORTION: Belfast’s High Court has ruled abortion should be made available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality.

2. #FRAUD: The AA has warned that motorists are conning insurance companies, and missing technology is leaving the sector wide open to fraud.

3. #CORK: A pregnant woman was punched in the face in an assault in Cork city yesterday evening.

4. #CALIFORNIA: A suspected burglar who became stuck in a chimney while trying to enter a home has died after the homeowner unknowingly lit a fire underneath him.

5. #WRAP UP: Three weather warnings have been issued for snow-ice, rain and wind.

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